Upcoming Synod-Wide Events
Let the Healing Begin: Reconnecting and Recreating
Rostered Ministers Retreat
All Rostered Ministers of the Sierra Pacific Synod are invited to the 2023 Rostered Ministers Retreat - Let the Healing Begin: Reconnecting & Recreating. This year’s Retreat will take place Tuesday, May 30 - Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center in Sacramento, CA. The Retreat will begin at 3:00pm Tuesday and conclude at 12:00pm Thursday.
This year’s Retreat will be led by Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care, Spirituality, and Political Theology at Pacific School of Religion (PSR), Leonard McMahon.
Retreat registration will cost $350 / person. All guests will stay overnight at Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center in a single-occupancy room, and be fed 5 meals during the retreat. Limited scholarships are available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire more.
Registration for this year’s Rostered Ministers Retreat is now open! Find more details here.
Spring Conference Gatherings
Throughout May & June 2023
This Spring, the Bishop’s Election Committee and Conference Deans will host our Spring Conference Gatherings at various locations throughout the synod. These Conference Gatherings will have two key focuses: discernment of our upcoming Bishop’s Election, and a Conference Assembly for business items.
Learn more about the Conference Gatherings here.
Conference 3: Capitol Valley Conference
May 6, 2023 at 1:00pm
At Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Sacramento, CA - 1615 Morse Ave, Sacramento, CA 95864
Conference 8 & 9: Sierra Central Valley and Central San Joaquin Conference
May 13, 2023 at 10:00am, lunch will be offered
At Hope Lutheran Church in Fresno, CA - 5435 N Fresno St, Fresno, CA 93710
Conference 7: Mt. Diablo Conference
June 3, 2023 at 9:00am
At Peace Lutheran Church in Danville, CA - 3201 Camino Tassajara, Danville, CA 94506
Conference 6: El Camino Real Conference
June 3, 2023 at 11:00am
At Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in San Jose, CA - 1550 Meridian Ave, San Jose, CA 95125
Conference 2 & 5: Bridges and San Francisco Peninsula Conference
June 10, 2023 at 11:00am, lunch will be offered
At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, San Francisco, CA - 1111 O'Farrell St, San Francisco, CA 94109
Conference 1 & 4: Redwood Mountain and Sierra Nevada Foothills Conference
June 24, 2023 at 10:00am, half-hour screen break for lunch
Conference 5 WELCA Gathering
Saturday, June 24, 2023 from 11:00am - 3:00pm
at Santa María y Santa Marta Iglesia Luterana
in San Francisco, CA
The Conference 5 Women of the ELCA (WELCA) are hosting a gathering this June 24th from 11:00am - 3:00pm at Santa María y Santa Marta Iglesia Luterana in San Francisco, CA. All are welcome to join WELCA for an afternoon of enlightenment, education, fundraising and fellowship. Free lunch will be included! Please RSVP by June 15th at SPSWELCAC5@gmail.com or 415-647-2717.